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YuMe Networks  (Stock symbol: YUM ) Acquired by RhythmOne (2017 $ 185,000,000 )

1204 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Jayant Kadambi (2004) ; Paul Porrini (6/30/2012)
President/COO/Operations: Hardeep Bindra (11/30/2014)
General Management: Michael Hudes (02/23/2010) ; Raja Arumugam
Finance: Tony Carvalho (5/31/2014)
Technology: Venkat Krishnan (6/24/2014) ; Vijay Kaushik (2005) ; Ayyappan Sankaran (12/31/2004) ; Sachin Gupta (3/1/2011)
Sales/Marketing: Tripp Boyle ; Scot McLernon
Business Development: Tom Wolfe
Customer Service: Christina Ruiz ; Breeze Dake

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Mitchell Habib (Nielsen COO) Adriel Lares (Lookout CFO) Dan Springer (Responsys CEO) Shawn T Carolan (Menlo Ventures Managing Director) Mathias Schilling (BV Capital Partner) Jayant Kadambi (YuMe Networks Former CEO) Ping Li (Accel) Derek T Harrar (Comcast Cable SVP GM Video) Craig Forman (EarthLink EVP) Richard Yanowitch (Accel Former Venture Partner)

Business description: YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences across a wide range of Internet-connected devices. Designed to serve the specific needs of brand advertising, YuMe’s technology platform simplifies the complexities associated with delivering effective digital video advertising campaigns in today’s highly-fragmented market. YuMe is a privately held company headquartered in Redwood City, CA with European headquarters in London and nine additional offices worldwide. The company is backed by Accel Partners, BV Capital, DAG Ventures, Intel Capital, Khosla Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Translink Capital and WestSummit Capital. For more information, visit, follow @YuMeVideo and like YuMe on Facebook.
Customers include: NBC ;  AlwaysOn ;  NBCU
Partners include: DAVE Networks Microsoft Ooyala ScanScout SpotXchange ; ;  Hearst Magazines Digital Media ;  VidZone

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: May 2012   Nov 2011
Capital raised: 72.9M
Last Round: 10.0M
Ownership: Acquired by RhythmOne (2017 $ 185,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: YUM
Angels/other VCs: Mike Maples (Maples Investments)
Corporate investors: Samsung Ventures

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Record updated: Aug 2017
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2004
Headcount: 201-300 as of Nov 2011
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: May 2012   Nov 2011
Capital Raised: 72.9M
Last Round: 10.0M
Ownership: Acquired by RhythmOne (2017 $ 185,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: YUM